Uber set to extend services to Kumasi by September 2017

Kumasi is the next city in Ghana to benefit from Uber services by close of the third quarter, this year, this is according to General Manger of Uber Sub-Saharan Africa, Alon Lits.

Mr. Lits said that the introduction in the Ashanti Region would be complete by September 2017.

The American multinational online transportation network has gained popularity since its inception in the Ghanaian transport space and is very well known for its reliability and affordability.

According to the 2014 World Bank reports, mobile phone penetration exceeded 100% in Ghana, compared to 1% in 2000, an indication that Ghanaians are more inclined now to information technology-enabled services than they were previously. The increasing availability of high-speed Internet, also facilitates the use of mobile applications such as Uber app.